Second steel lady on 16 September on the dike near Holwerd

Second steel lady on 16 September on the dike near Holwerd

Jan Ketelaar’s second statue of Waiting for High Water will be placed on the Waddendijk near Holwerd on 16 September. There will also be an official unveiling on the Monday of the installation, says Wendy Gooren of Sense of Place (a series of art projects along...
More than 5,000 visitors to our website

More than 5,000 visitors to our website

Our website www.smoek.frl has been running for 9 months now, and is besides Dutch also available in German and English. In this period we have already welcomed more than 5,000 page visitors from all over the world. It is now clear to us that a multilingual website is...
Waiting for high tide………, a preserved balance

Waiting for high tide………, a preserved balance

The poem below was written by one of our guests as an ode to the sculpture “Waiting for High Water” and published on the website of Losser (Overijssel). The bronze giantess on the dike can be clearly seen from Holiday home Smoek Impressive, motionless,...
“The Wadden” Unesco World Heritage

“The Wadden” Unesco World Heritage

The Wadden Sea World Heritage Site Since June 2009, the Wadden Sea has been a UNESCO World Heritage Site. This puts the Wadden Sea on an equal footing with world-famous nature reserves such as Yellowstone in the United States, the Great Barrier Reef in Australia and...
Temporarily reduced accessibility Holiday home Smoek

Temporarily reduced accessibility Holiday home Smoek

At the moment the Provinsje Fryslân is busy with the maintenance of the pavement of the Fiskwei, on which Vakantiehuisje Smoek is situated. Unfortunately, this work causes some inconvenience. In the period from Monday 6 May 2019 until Friday 29 May 2019 our holiday...